Government, Business, Technology

Maine Considering California-Esque EV Sales Incentives

Maine environmental regulators will decide next week whether the state should join others in adopting California-style regulations to limit the sale of new gas-powered vehicles.

David Sharp | Associated Press
December 13, 2023
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Major Shippers Don’t Predict Issues Meeting Holiday Demand

Carriers like the U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and UPS Inc. have capacity to meet projected demand this holiday season, which is cheery news for shippers and shoppers alike.

David Sharp | Associated Press
November 21, 2023
Business, Logistics

Carriers Feeling Cheery About On-Time Holiday Deliveries

The nation’s major shipping companies are in the best shape to get holiday shoppers’ packages delivered on time since the start of the pandemic, suggesting a return to normalcy.

David Sharp | Associated Press
November 21, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Supply Below Average in Northeast

PORTLAND, Maine — Diesel and heating oil supplies in the Northeast are more than 50% below the recent average, raising concerns that an extreme weather event could cause supply disruptions, federal officials said.

David Sharp | Associated Press
August 29, 2022
Government, Fuel, TCA

Groups That Want to Electrify USPS Fleet File Suit

Sixteen states and four environmental groups that want the U.S. Postal Service to buy more electric delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its mail delivery fleet.

David Sharp | Associated Press
April 28, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Lawsuit Could Delay Replacement for Aging Postal Fleet

The delivery of new USPS trucks set for 2023 could be delayed.

David Sharp | Associated Press
August 12, 2021